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Melvina Mack

December 12, 2018

ELGIN — Services for Melvina R. “Dodi” Mack, 78, Elgin, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin. The Rev. Kevin Vogel will officiate with burial at the Oakdale Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the church with a 7 p.m. wake. Huffman-Levander Funeral Home of Elgin is in charge of arrangements.

She died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, at her home in Elgin.


Melvina Rae “Dodi” Mack, daughter of Harold “Johnny” Tierney and Lavaugne “Lou” (Wheeler) Tierney McKay, was born on April 24, 1940, at Arcata, Calif. She attended Elgin Public School and was baptized into St. Boniface Church in July 1957.

On March 2, 1957, Dodi was united in marriage to Brian T. Mack at Amarillo, Texas. The couple lived at Sunny Mead, Calif., until 1960, when they moved to Elgin, where they raised their two sons, Randy and Rod.

Dodi painted and cleaned homes while raising her family and on into later years. She also enjoyed bowling with her sisters, Wednesday card club with friends, fishing, black powder rendezvous and helping in the body shop with her spouse, Brian.

Her passion for the community led her to the VFW Legion Auxiliary, Christian Mothers, Red Hatters, Antelope County Election Board and an incredible commitment to the Community Center as a board member. All duties aside, Dodi loved most her family and their shopping get togethers.

Dodi is survived by her spouse of 61 years, Brian of Elgin; two sons, Randy of Elgin and Rod (Lisa) of Selma, Texas; five grandchildren, Chris Mack of Orchard, Jessi (Jeremy) Woslager of Clearwater, Dylan (Randi) Mack of Royal, Casey (Jenna) Mack of The Woodlands, Texas, and Aaron Mack of Austin, Texas; nine great-grandchildren, Lane and Faith Woslager, Synclare, Jozlynne, Elwood, Carson, McKenna, Raegann and Lincoln Mack; one great-great- granddaughter, Ansley Tomjack; two sisters, Donna Iburg and family of Petersburg, Vicki (Duane) Miller and family of Elgin; a brother-in-law, Terry Reisinger of Grass Valley, Calif.; a sister-in-law, Judy Brown of Sacramento, Calif.; along with many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Ron Tierney.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family.